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The formation of ice on rivers can cause discharge values to appear unusually high. Display of these erroneous discharge data may result in improper assessment of flow conditions and misuse of the data. For this reason, display of discharge values for streams significantly affected by ice may be disabled from view. Display of discharge data will resume when ice conditions are no longer present. Discharge values for streams minimally affected by ice will continue to be displayed. Flows for streams with these conditions appear to increase during the night and decrease to near-base-line conditions around midday. To estimate the correct discharge for these streams, use the flow rate that corresponds to the bottom of the discharge curve, rather than the peak that corresponds to the top of the curve. Note that this method of estimation is possible only when no surface runoff is occurring. Daily mean discharges for periods of both significant and minimal ice-effect will be estimated and published in the Annual Water-Data Report for the water year in which they occurred.

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USGS 413930070190901 MA-A1W 306 BARNSTABLE, MA


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LOCATION--Lat 41°39'30", long 70°19'09", Barnstable County, Hydrologic Unit 01090002, about 0.2 mi south of Barnstable Senior Center in Barnstable, MA.
AQUIFER--Sand and gravel, glaciated regions; outwash deposits.
WELL CHARACTERISTICS--Drilled observation water-table well, depth 32.6 ft, screened 22.6 ft to 32.6 ft.
INSTRUMENTATION--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter, November 2015 to current year. Monthly measurements prior to November 2015.
DATUM--Elevation of land-surface datum of well is 53.98 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Measuring point: top of well casing, 2.60 ft above land-surface datum.
PERIOD OF RECORD-- August 1975 to current year.
COOPERATION--Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Office of Water Resources.

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2017-10-05  2020-02-20


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